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toolman0114

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Inverter clunking when plugged in
« on: June 15, 2018, 04:28:02 PM »
I ha d s 2028 carado Banff, made by Hymer, , formerly roadtrek, and when I plug the van into hydro, turn on the inverter, it makes loud clunking noises, not clicks like one would expect.
What could be wrong?

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Re: Inverter clunking when plugged in
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2018, 05:40:35 PM »
Which inverter (make/model) do you have? Some higher-capacity ones could 'clunk'.
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Re: Inverter clunking when plugged in
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2018, 06:42:28 PM »
I am guessing it may be a transfer switch and not the invertor. Just my guess.
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Re: Inverter clunking when plugged in
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2018, 07:00:32 PM »
The inverter (if that's what it is) may be engaging its own transfer switch to start using shore power, while the main coach transfer is also shifting to shore p0wer.  That could be two "clunks".
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